Fruits on Stamps – Samoa 1968.

Fruits on Stamps – Samoa 1968.

Samoa I Sisifo issued a set of four stamps on agricultural products and fruits on 15 Feb 1968.

3 sene- Theobroma Cacoa -Cacoa tree or cocoa tree is found in tropical regions of the Americas.Its seeds the cocoa beans are used to make cocoa liquor, cocoa solids, cocoa butter and chocolate. The stamp features cocoa beans, chocolate and a beverage.

5 sene РArtocarpus communis  -Commonly known as Jackfruit. The unripe fruit is used as a vegetable and ripe fruit is eaten as fresh fruit and wood is also used in various forms. The Breadfruit featured on the stamp is a species of Jackfruit.

SAMOA FRUITS 1
SAMOA 1968- COCOA & BREADFRUIT

10 Sene – Cocos nucifera – Coconut.

20 sene- musa paradisiaca – Banana

SAMOA FRUITS 2
SAMOA 1968 – COCONUT & BANANAS
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Decorative Art -Stamps of France 1994.

Decorative Art -Stamps of France 1994.

France issued stamps on decorative art 22 Jan 1994.

2.80 Fr – Glassware by Galle (1901).Emille Galle (1846-1904) was a French Glass designer

2.80 Fr – Melting Guimard ( 1900). Hector Guimard ( 1867-1942). French architect known for French metro stations entrances.

FRANCE 1994 DECORATIVE ART 1
FRANCE 1994- DECORATIVE ART

4.40 Fr -Joinery Majorelle (1902) . Art Nouveau Furniture designer Louise Majorelle.

4.40 Fr – Teapot Sandstone Dalpayrat (1902). Adrien Pierre Dalpayrat (1844-1910) was a French Ceramist. Glass and earthenware

FRANCE 1994 DECORATIVE ART 2
FRANCE 1994 -DECORATIVE ART

Centenary of Tea Cultivation -Stamps of Ceylon 1967.

Centenary of Tea Cultivation -Stamps of Ceylon 1967.

Ceylon (Now Sri Lanka) issued a 50 Cents stamp on Centenary of Tea Cultivation in Ceylon on 10 Jul 1967.

CEYLON TEA CENT
CEYLON 1967-CENTENARY OF TEA CULTIVATION

First day Cover on Arabic Coffee Tools – United Arab Emirates – 2013

First day Cover on Arabic Coffee Tools – United Arab Emirates – 2013

UAE issued a miniature sheet and four stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools on 24 Dec 2013.

The First Day Cover is listed.

UAE FDC ARABIC COFFEE TOOLS
UAE FDC 2013-ARABIC COFFEE TOOLS

Stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools – United Arab Emirates – 2013

Stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools – United Arab Emirates – 2013

UAE issued a miniature sheet and four stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools on 24 Dec 2013.

The stamps feature Al Dallah or bakraj -A traditional pot used to make coffee

Al fanajin – Espresso sized cups in which black coffee is served.

Arabic Coffee or Qahweh Arabiyya in the unfiltered version of coffee brewed from arabica beans.

MS UAE COFFEE TOOLS
MS UAE ARABIC COFFEE TOOLS 2013

Sri Lanka Aerogramme on Ceylon Tea.

Sri Lanka Aerogramme on Ceylon Tea.

Sri Lanka issued an aerogramme on Ceylon Tea. The aerogramme features a cup of Tea and Tea Leaves. The original Face Value of Aerogramme was Twelve Sri Lankan Rupees which was uprated to 18 and then to Rupees 25. An uprated Rs 25 Aerogramme is listed. These were issued between 2003-2007.

SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME CEYLON TEA
SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME CEYLON TEA
SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME CEYLON TEA OVPT
SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME CEYLON TEA UPRATED VALUE

Amul Milk Co-Operative Anand – Special Cover 2003

Amul Milk Co-Operative Anand – Special Cover 2003

In the early 1940s, The British Government decided to improve the quality of milk in Bombay City. The Bombay Municipal Corporation Milk Supply Scheme was started in 1945. Polson a private enterprise at Anand organised a strong network of contractors and traders to procure milk from farmers of Khaira District of Anand. The company made the minimum price to farmers and reaped big profits by selling it at high prices to Bombay Municipal Corporation. The farmers complained to Sardar Vallabhai Patel who advocated Milk Cooperatives which gave rise to Amul Dairy Co-Operative.

The First Farmers integrated Diary Co-operative was established in Anand town of Kaira District of Gujarat in 1946, to fight against the exploitation of farmers by private traders. This co-operative is popularly known as AMUL (Anand Milk Union Limited). AMUL was a result of a powerful socio-economic movement which shook the British Bureaucracy.

Tribhuvandas Kishibhai Patel (1903-1994) was the founder of Kaira District Co-operative Milk Producers Union and later the Amul co-operative movement in Anand. He is known as the father of the Co-operative movement in India. He was a recipient of Padma Bhushan and Ramo Magsaysay award for Community Leadership.

Dr Verghese Kurien (1921-2012)- Tribhuvandas Patel picked up Verghese Kurien as a young manager for the co-operative movement. He helped in setting up the AMUL cooperative and is known as Father of White Revolution in India. He was awarded Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, Ramon Magsaysay Award, World Food Prize among so many other awards.

A Special Cover was issued at Anand on 03 Oct 2003 on Birth Centenary of Tribhuvandas Patel. It features the AMUL logo and photograph of Tribhuvandas Patel and Dr V Kurien.

INDIA S CVR AMUL KURIEN
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2003 – AMUL ,TRIBHUVANDAS PATEL & DR V KURIEN